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US Spy Chief: Hackers Are Targeting Presidential Campaigns

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US Spy Chief: Hackers Are Targeting Presidential Campaigns

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This article was posted on Monday, 17:01, UTC.

The United States National Intelligence Director, James Clapper, has hinted that hackers who have an agenda beyond mere mischief are targeting U.S. presidential campaigns. James Clapper, the US National Intelligence Director has added to his earlier revelation of “indications” of hacking attempts targeting presidential campaigns. While not going into specific details, he claimed that hackers are eyeing campaigns with the intent of espionage. A spokesman for Clapper told Reuters: We’re aware that campaigns and related organizations and individuals are targeted by actors with a  variety of motivations – from philosophical differences to espionage – and capabilities – from defacements to…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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